South Kansas City Ruskin Heights Gets Worse
The testimony of a shooting survivor offers some hope of surviving the steady decline of a South Kansas City neighborhood:
Man shot 4 times while taking out trash thankful to be alive
Ruskin Heights shooting victim: ‘God had all of our backs’
And while the religious fervor of this South Kansas City shooting victim is somewhat reassuring . . . Still . . . The fact remains: South Kansas City's Ruskin Heights faces gangland shootouts, high speed chases and an increasing number of brazen home burglaries. Kansas City crime migrating South and making life in this neighborhood much worse is an important ongoing trend to note as "hotspots" pop up throughout the metro area.
More in a bit . . .